The UK CAA has issued a statement of a revised safety policy, with immediate effect, following the tragic crash of a helicopter outside of Bergen, Norway which killed 13 people. The aircraft was returning to Bergen from the Gullfaks oil […]
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx is back home after visiting Copenhagen, Amsterdam, and Oslo, to learn how these cities tackle future transportation challenges.
Foxx met with government leaders, city officials, architects, and planners to discuss creative and multi-modal transport solutions.
The FAA has announced that FAA Administrator, Michael Huerta, will host a special session at SXSW leading a discussion on the future of small unmanned aircraft, more commonly known as drones, on Monday.
The Department of Transportation has now issued a formal ban on the usage and carriage of e-cigarettes on commercial and some chartered flights.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced the final rule today which will apply “to all scheduled flights of U.S. and foreign carriers involving transportation in, to, and from the U.S.,” the USDOT writes.
In a meeting with Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) aviation leaders during the Singapore Airshow, FAA Administrator, Michael Huerta, has signed a milestone Maintenance Implementation Procedures (MIP) agreement with the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS). This is a first of its kind agreement […]
Shortly after a new SAFO issued by the FAA on the carriage of Lithium batteries, the NTSB calls for stringent regulations of Lithium Ion battery carriage in cargo. The call for greater controls on lithium-ion batteries results from its investigation into the […]
The FAA reports nearly 300,000 new owners have registered their small unmanned aircraft since the Administration’s online registration system went live on December 21. “I am pleased the public responded to our call to register,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx. “The […]
The FAA has announced that it will fund runway incursion mitigation projects, committing to an investment of $11 million from the agency’s Airport Improvement Program (AIP).
I spent a bit of time this month writing about IATA’s proposed ‘Cabin OK’ program: introducing it, clearing up misconceptions, and, finally, reporting on its demise, er, “pause.” This is the second of two posts today, which review the Cabin OK aftermath. I […]